Connecting Leeds is our ambition to improve travel in Leeds for people who live, work in and visit the city.
About the project
The East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) is a key part of the East Leeds Extension, to create a major strategic growth area for the city.
The first phase of ELOR will improve a number of existing Outer Ring Road junctions and help develop the design for the main ELOR. Leeds City Council are working with construction partner Balfour Beatty to progress the first two phases.
Starting in the summer of 2018, following extensive public engagement, the junction works are planned until late 2019. Subject to statutory approval and land purchase, the main ELOR construction will commence late 2019.
As part of the East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) Yorkshire Water will be carrying out diversion works. Temporary traffic lights will be in place to facilitate Yorkshire Water's mains diversion. Yorkshire Water are currently working on behalf of Leeds City Council to...
We are currently undertaking works to construct the new East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR). The scheme which extends from Red Hall Lane to Thorpe Park Retail Park, is to construct a new seven kilometre dual carriageway with pedestrian, equestrian and cycling access,...
Starting on Monday 15th June we will be installing temporary 4 way traffic signalling at the following point: • A64 York Road (between Moortec Business Park and Thorner Lane) for 65 weeks The temporary traffic lights will be operational in off peak hours (9.30 am...
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The East Leeds Orbital Route is the biggest infrastructure project undertaken by Leeds City Council for fifty years, since the completion of the Leeds Inner Ring Road.
We have listened carefully to the voices of local communities and stakeholders to make sure the plans for ELOR reflect the needs and aspirations of those who will be impacted by the development.
It will ease congestion in existing residential areas across Cross Gates, Seacroft, Whitkirk and also play a key role in the growth plans for the city for years to come.
Councillor Richard Lewis, Leeds City Council executive member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning